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Abstract Letters from Calvin Francis (Frank) Allen to Caroline (Carrie) Hadley written during their courtship, 1884-1887. The 163 letters mostly were sent from Allen in New Mexico to Hadley in Indiana. Frank Allen worked as a railroad engineer and attorney during his time in New Mexico. The letters discuss personal and family matters, but also provide a unique look into social life in territorial New Mexico. Allen lived in Las Vegas and Socorro, New Mexico during the time the letters were written, but...
Dates: 1884-1887; Majority of material found in Placeholder Unit Date Text
Abstract Letters, photographs and reminiscences of the Hiram and Katharine Hadley family. The bulk of the material is letters sent from Hiram and Katharine Hadley to their granddaughter Caroline (Carrie) Hadley between 1899 and 1921. Also included are: historical and explanatory notes to the collection written by Christine Erb, great-great granddaughter of the Hadleys, in 2022; a 1931 reminiscence of life in Lake Valley, New Mexico, by Robert A. Stewart, including information on his relationship with...
Dates: 1878 - 1931
- Subject: Hadley, Walter C., 1857-1896 X